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PROPERTY FROM THE DRS. EDMUND J. AND JULIE LEWIS COLLECTION

A SUZURIBAKO [WRITING BOX] LATE MEIJI – TAISHO PERIOD, EARLY 20TH CENTURY ATTRIBUTED TO SHIRAYAMA SHOSAI (1853-1923)
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PROPERTY FROM THE DRS. EDMUND J. AND JULIE LEWIS COLLECTION

A SUZURIBAKO [WRITING BOX] LATE MEIJI – TAISHO PERIOD, EARLY 20TH CENTURY ATTRIBUTED TO SHIRAYAMA SHOSAI (1853-1923)
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Details & Cataloguing

Fine Japanese Art

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A SUZURIBAKO [WRITING BOX] LATE MEIJI – TAISHO PERIOD, EARLY 20TH CENTURY ATTRIBUTED TO SHIRAYAMA SHOSAI (1853-1923)
the rectangular box with overhanging cover and canted corners, decorated in iroe togidashi, with scattered peacock feathers on a black ground decorated in iroe togidashi, hiramaki-e and nashiji, the underside of the cover decorated with a crane and a pine tree in a roundel, inset into a nashiji ground, the fitted interior with a tray decorated with scattered feathers, inkstone with fundame ground and feathers in hiramaki-e, the silver waterdropper with a single feather
24 cm, 9 1/2  in.
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Literature

Edmund J. Lewis, Shadows and Reflections: Japanese Lacquer Art from the Collection of Edmund J. Lewis at the Honolulu Academy of Arts (Honolulu, 1996), no. 76, pp. 196-199

Fine Japanese Art

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